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June 11, 2003
On June 10, 2003, MATHILDA, beloved wife of the late Alfred Quaranto Sr., devoted mother of Alfred S. Quaranto Jr., Ronald Castadnera, Roxanne Q. Adkins and her husband Jerry, loving grandmother of Todd, Jamie, Brooke, Lindsay, Jordan, Mandy and Seth, great-grandmother of Noah, dear sister of Bill Pugh and John White. Friends may call at the CONNELLY FUNERAL HOME OF DUNDALK, P.A., 7110 Sollers Point Road at Delvale Avenue on Wednesday 5 to 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday 10 A.M. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens.
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By JANET ALBERT | December 15, 2006
With the following words, the poignant history of Remus Lyles' Clarksville family begins: "I give and bequeath to my servants Charles, Mary Ann and Lydia immediate freedom and twenty dollars each in cash ... " This excerpt from the last will and testament of Polly Owings Welling of Howard County is dated Aug. 16, 1852 - 13 years before slavery was abolished by the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution at the conclusion of the Civil War in...
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March 2, 2005
On February 28, 2005, MATHILDA MARCELLA BISAHA (nee Rusinak), beloved wife of the late John Bisaha, devoted mother of Richard Bisaha, Sr. and his wife Patsy, David Bisaha and his wife Bernice, Jack Bisaha and his wife Sharon; dear sister of George Rusinak, Alice Boldizar and Elizabeth Perhac. Also survived by seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral from the family owned Bruzdzinski Funeral Home, P.A., 1407 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex, at Route 702 (Beltway exit 36), on Saturday at 8:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church at 9 A.M. Interment Saint Stanislaus Cemetery.
NEWS
April 14, 2006
Mathilda Drayer, the former owner of a Baltimore County floral business, died of cancer April 7 at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Middle River resident was 77. Born Mathilda Koch and known as Till, she was raised in Dundalk and graduated from Sparrows Point High School in 1946. As a young woman, she worked at her parents' business, Dundalk Florist. In 1948, she married Earl Drayer, who had a family home on Ebenezer Road in Middle River. Family members said that after a few years of farming, she persuaded her husband to sell flowers grown on the property.
NEWS
April 10, 2006
On April 7, 2006, MATHILDA (Tillie) A. (nee Koch); beloved mother of David E. Drayer, Ronald E. Drayer, Deborah C. Drayer, Gloria F. Drayer, Sharon R. Quesenberry and Michael E. Drayer. Also survived by nine grandchildren, Nicole, Renee, Jeffrey, Amber, Amy, April, Alisha, Kyle and Tyler and five great-grandchildren; sister, Romana Volz and brothers, August and Robert Koch. The family receive friends at the Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc., 7401 Belair Road, Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Catholic Prayer service will be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace on Monday at 10 A.M. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Park.
NEWS
December 13, 2002
Mathilda Kravetz Gorin, a California homemaker and Baltimore native who operated a Dundalk grocery store with her husband many years ago, died Saturday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at a Rockville nursing home. She was 84. Raised in Baltimore, she graduated from Eastern High School in 1936, and a year later married Sol Gorin. They owned and operated a small supermarket in Dundalk in the late 1940s and 1950s, and lived in the Pimlico neighborhood, according to her son Stuart Gorin of Gaithersburg.
NEWS
April 14, 2006
Mathilda Drayer, the former owner of a Baltimore County floral business, died of cancer April 7 at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Middle River resident was 77. Born Mathilda Koch and known as Till, she was raised in Dundalk and graduated from Sparrows Point High School in 1946. As a young woman, she worked at her parents' business, Dundalk Florist. In 1948, she married Earl Drayer, who had a family home on Ebenezer Road in Middle River. Family members said that after a few years of farming, she persuaded her husband to sell flowers grown on the property.
FEATURES
By Los Angeles Times | November 7, 1990
HOLLYWOOD -- Danny Huston will direct "Becoming Colette," about the early years of the celebrated French novelist who wrote perceptively of the relationships between men and women.Mathilda May stars as the young and precocious Colette.
TRAVEL
May 13, 2001
A MEMORABLE PLACE Last resting place in Paris Susan Sachs Fleishman SPECIAL TO THE SUN If it weren't for Mathilda, I would not have included the Pere Lachaise Cemetery in my Paris itinerary. The February sky was appropriately gray as we headed east, beyond the more popular tourist areas. We were quite a caravan: five friends direct from Baltimore; Lauren, a Baltimore ex-pat who has lived in Germany for six years; a priest from Connecticut on his way to the Vatican; and, of course, Mathilda.
NEWS
By JANET ALBERT | December 15, 2006
With the following words, the poignant history of Remus Lyles' Clarksville family begins: "I give and bequeath to my servants Charles, Mary Ann and Lydia immediate freedom and twenty dollars each in cash ... " This excerpt from the last will and testament of Polly Owings Welling of Howard County is dated Aug. 16, 1852 - 13 years before slavery was abolished by the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution at the conclusion of the Civil War in...
NEWS
April 10, 2006
On April 7, 2006, MATHILDA (Tillie) A. (nee Koch); beloved mother of David E. Drayer, Ronald E. Drayer, Deborah C. Drayer, Gloria F. Drayer, Sharon R. Quesenberry and Michael E. Drayer. Also survived by nine grandchildren, Nicole, Renee, Jeffrey, Amber, Amy, April, Alisha, Kyle and Tyler and five great-grandchildren; sister, Romana Volz and brothers, August and Robert Koch. The family receive friends at the Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc., 7401 Belair Road, Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Catholic Prayer service will be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace on Monday at 10 A.M. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Park.
NEWS
March 2, 2005
On February 28, 2005, MATHILDA MARCELLA BISAHA (nee Rusinak), beloved wife of the late John Bisaha, devoted mother of Richard Bisaha, Sr. and his wife Patsy, David Bisaha and his wife Bernice, Jack Bisaha and his wife Sharon; dear sister of George Rusinak, Alice Boldizar and Elizabeth Perhac. Also survived by seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral from the family owned Bruzdzinski Funeral Home, P.A., 1407 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex, at Route 702 (Beltway exit 36), on Saturday at 8:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church at 9 A.M. Interment Saint Stanislaus Cemetery.
NEWS
June 11, 2003
On June 10, 2003, MATHILDA, beloved wife of the late Alfred Quaranto Sr., devoted mother of Alfred S. Quaranto Jr., Ronald Castadnera, Roxanne Q. Adkins and her husband Jerry, loving grandmother of Todd, Jamie, Brooke, Lindsay, Jordan, Mandy and Seth, great-grandmother of Noah, dear sister of Bill Pugh and John White. Friends may call at the CONNELLY FUNERAL HOME OF DUNDALK, P.A., 7110 Sollers Point Road at Delvale Avenue on Wednesday 5 to 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday 10 A.M. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens.
NEWS
December 13, 2002
Mathilda Kravetz Gorin, a California homemaker and Baltimore native who operated a Dundalk grocery store with her husband many years ago, died Saturday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at a Rockville nursing home. She was 84. Raised in Baltimore, she graduated from Eastern High School in 1936, and a year later married Sol Gorin. They owned and operated a small supermarket in Dundalk in the late 1940s and 1950s, and lived in the Pimlico neighborhood, according to her son Stuart Gorin of Gaithersburg.
NEWS
October 15, 2001
Hattie Mathilda Seward, 73, Baltimore teacher Hattie Mathilda Seward, a retired Baltimore City teacher, died Wednesday of complications from Alzheimer's disease and renal failure at Forest Haven Nursing Home in Baltimore. She was 73 and was a lifelong city resident. The first of nine children, Hattie Mathilda Johnson married her childhood sweetheart, Herbert Seward Jr., in 1951. He died in 1976. She attended Morgan State University for about two years, then worked for about 10 years at Social Security Administration offices in Market Place.
TRAVEL
May 13, 2001
A MEMORABLE PLACE Last resting place in Paris Susan Sachs Fleishman SPECIAL TO THE SUN If it weren't for Mathilda, I would not have included the Pere Lachaise Cemetery in my Paris itinerary. The February sky was appropriately gray as we headed east, beyond the more popular tourist areas. We were quite a caravan: five friends direct from Baltimore; Lauren, a Baltimore ex-pat who has lived in Germany for six years; a priest from Connecticut on his way to the Vatican; and, of course, Mathilda.
NEWS
October 15, 2001
Hattie Mathilda Seward, 73, Baltimore teacher Hattie Mathilda Seward, a retired Baltimore City teacher, died Wednesday of complications from Alzheimer's disease and renal failure at Forest Haven Nursing Home in Baltimore. She was 73 and was a lifelong city resident. The first of nine children, Hattie Mathilda Johnson married her childhood sweetheart, Herbert Seward Jr., in 1951. He died in 1976. She attended Morgan State University for about two years, then worked for about 10 years at Social Security Administration offices in Market Place.
NEWS
February 24, 2008
On February 20, 2008 DOROTHY GROSS stepmother of Mathilda Wright. She is also survived by her nieces Christine Watson and Deborah Carter and nephew Larry Ward and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Monday after 9 where family will receive friends from 4-6. Family will also receive friends on Tuesday at 11:30 followed by funeral services at 12.
FEATURES
By Los Angeles Times | November 7, 1990
HOLLYWOOD -- Danny Huston will direct "Becoming Colette," about the early years of the celebrated French novelist who wrote perceptively of the relationships between men and women.Mathilda May stars as the young and precocious Colette.
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